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Yilmaz, Nazli (author)
With the rise of remote working opportunities, the definition of office is changing and this is also affecting the way that we shape our offices. Nowadays, more
and more companies are switching to the flexible workspace. This shift is redefining the relationships and the communication motives colleagues have with each other. The project explores...
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Evers, Willem (author)
The aim of this thesis is to increase retention for Picnic by creating a habit-forming store. Currently, conversion rates are suboptimal. In areas where Picnic is active roughly half of all households downloads the app and registers. However, the conversion of this group to active customers is sub-optimal, meaning that not...
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Tramutola, Lucia (author)
The relevance of circular economy, in these days where the environmental impact and toll of humans’ activities is undeniable, grows steadily. Circular economy, founded on three basic principles, advocates for all materials to be kept in use for as long as possible. This takes a concrete shape, for example, in the importance of recycling...
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Parodi, Matteo (author)
Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are increasingly under threat of coastal flooding, which challenges the safety of their societies and vulnerable economies. The emergency of this issue, exacerbated by climate change, has alarmed international organisations and national governments that have been demanding for robust risk assessments to...
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Garcia Santos, Alba (author)
The use of protons to treat cancer has expanded rapidly in the past two decades. For safe and effective proton therapy, the proton range in a patient’s body must be accurately determined. Current treatment planning is based on X-ray computed tomography images, which might cause uncertainty because of the different behaviour between protons and X...
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Piccioni, Valeria (author)
Growing concern about resource consumption in the construction industry has brought new challenges to the design of façades. Compared to traditional techniques, AM stands out for the possibility of fabricating complex geometries embedding multiple functions. This study explored how the potentials of Fused Deposition Modelling can be used to...
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Vişan, Andreea (author)
The project investigates the possibility of integrating new technological processes into the public realm in the city of Prague. This will act as a statement against the legacy of the new industrial capitalism, which has disconnected production, distribution and consumption spaces in the city. The focus is the design of a grocery re-distribution...
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Agarwal, Krittika (author)
While the world is advancing with taller structures using engineered wood, little importance is being given to natural wood, which is abundantly available in most regions of the world. The lack of technological research using this material in its natural state has caused a drawback in its usage. Also, the dependence on engineered wood for modern...
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Nikolakakos, Christos (author)
During previous centuries, humanity had relied on fossil fuels to generate the demanded energy. Nowadays, the extensive use of oil, gas and coal for energy production is becoming a major problem which concerns modern society. Global warming and climate change are the biggest challenges the scientific community has faced. The main factor which...
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Bok, Sebastian (author)
Over time physical intersections such as mobility hubs have grown to places with high densities of users. The same accounts for digital intersections such as social media platforms which also have grown to places with high amounts of users. Both make use of density as a focal point for public activity. Physical mobility hubs for example offer...
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Young On, Ruben (author), van de Kuilen, Richard (author), Bijl, Robin (author), Leistra, Hidde (author), Jugariu, Timo (author)
Grading exams is a time-consuming activity for teachers. Zesje is an open-source tool created to aid teach-ers in exam grading and streamline the grading process. Zesje currently uses computer vision techniques torealign images, and automatically find student numbers. However, teachers can currently only use Zesje tograde questions manually....
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Bouza, Hayley (author)
Common Reed (Phragmites Australis) is an abundantly available, sustainable construction material that can be found throughout the world. Reed is most commonly used for thatch roofing in Europe, providing insulation and a weather-tight surface. Elsewhere, traditional techniques of weaving and bundling reeds have long been used to create entire...
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Thakur, Ameya (author)
This thesis is a inquiry into the idea of involving a human aspect in digital fabrication process, creating a poetic expression by developing a open dialogue between digital tools and the designers.
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Rebers, Marjolein (author), Breysens, Gilian (author)
The goal of this bachelor thesis is to develop a control system that controls the temperature of a microthruster. This system also needs to acquire data for research. The microthruster contains a resistor that is used both as a heater and as a sensor. To facilitate the acquisition of data and the testing of the control system, a lab setup with a...
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Westrik, Roel (author)
The project is situated in the city of Vienna, Austria, and attempts to connect two divided quarters of the city. Over the years inhabitants from both sides of the city have become more disconnected. By retelling the story of Maurice Ravel's 'La Valse' in an architectural sculpture, I will attempt t reconnect the two groups of people. Using...
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Noordervliet, Norman (author)
English - Language (scroll down for Dutch) Various technologies in the domain of digital fabrication have been introduced in the construction industry to promote efficiency. This thesis provides a platform for reviewing 3-d construction printing technology. This thesis explored the barriers that make the adoption of 3-d printing technology in...
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Abhairaj Singh, Abhairaj (author)
Modern computing systems suffer due to inability of CMOS-device technology and conventional Von-Neumann architectures to support today's ever-increasing demand of high performance, reliability, cost and energy-efficiency. While CMOS device suffers from high static leakage, reduced reliability and manufacturing complexity; conventional computing...
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Kramer Gezegd Freher, Nicolas (author)
Platforms - defined as businesses with network effects, thereby becoming more valuable the more users they acquire - have become economically important in our current economies. They are ubiquitously present in our daily lives and drive an increasingly share of our economies. However, most platforms cease to exists within the first five years....
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Hens, Joris (author)
The importance of value-based health care
Worldwide, health care systems are struggling to control costs while improving care outcomes. An ageing population, increase in chronic patients and shortage in care professionals result in high burdens on our health care systems. Current health care systems are organized around delivering quantity....
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van Vliet, Reinier (author)
As a result of the vigorous and complex forces of globalization, which continue to increase the connectedness of our global village, tourism and the search for authentic experiences rise. While being aware of the paradoxes that come with authenticity, this co-living building at the Weteringcircuit in Amsterdam provides digital nomads with basic...
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